Lot of 2 fine hand coloured tropical saltwater fish by Jacob Van der Schley (Amsterdam, 1715 – 1779)
Published in the rare volume of Abbé Antoine François Prévost d'Exiles “Histoire Générale Des Voyages," which includes the exquisite section on “Poissons; extraordinaires d’Amboine” - “The Extraordinary Fishes of Ambon.”
Published in 1763.
Excellent condition. Recent hand colour.
- Lot of 2 hand coloured copper engravings by Jacob Van der Schley (Amsterdam, 1715 – 1779)
- Title of artwork
- “Poissons; extraordinaires d’Amboine” Exotic Fish: Reef Fish, Seahorse, Wrasse, Goatfish, Flyingfish
- Engraving, Watercolour
- Plate signed
- First State
- Excellent condition
- Total dimensions
- 25×20×0 cm